Visit the Cellar!

The Cellar Image of the Day is just a section of a larger web community: bright folks talking about everything. The Cellar is the original coffeeshop with no coffee and no shop. Founded in 1990, The Cellar is one of the oldest communities on the net. Join us at the table if you like!

What's IotD?

The interesting, amazing, or mind-boggling images of our days.

IotD Stuff

ARCHIVES - over 13 years of IotD!
About IotD

Permalink Latest Image

June 22, 2018: Alem Ferris Wheel

Recent Images

June 21st, 2018: Old Three Leg
June 20th, 2018: Wedding Shoe
June 19th, 2018: Michigan Rain
June 18th, 2018: Witch’s House
June 17th, 2018: Zoo Signs
June 15th, 2018: Hearses
June 16th, 2018: Pyramid Mountain

The CELLAR Tip Mug
Some folks who have noticed IotD

Mental Floss
Boing Boing
GruntDoc's Blog
No Quarters
Making Light
Church of the Whale Penis
Sailor Coruscant

Link to us and we will try to find you after many months!

Common image haunts

Astro Pic of the Day
Earth Sci Pic of the Day
We Make Money Not Art
Strange New Products
Geisha Asobi Blog
Cute animals blog (in Russian)
Yahoo Most Emailed

Please avoid copyrighted images (or get permission) when posting!


Philadelphia Pawn Shop
The best real estate agent in Montgomery County
The best T.38 Fax provider
Epps Beverages and Beer, Limerick, PA
Sal's Pizza, Elkins Park
Burholme Auto Body, Philadelphia
Coles Tobacco, Pottstown
ERM Auto Service, Glenside
Glenside Collision
Moorehead Catering, Trappe
Salon 153, Bala
Dominicks Auto Body, Phoenixville

   Undertoad  Thursday Apr 25 03:09 PM

4/25/2002: Big ass dud bomb

In a housing project in western France, they found this little tinkertoy, and it turns out to be an unexploded American bomb from WW2. It was described as 500 kilograms and 1.2 meters long, and here bomb disposal experts are trying to make sure that nobody gets blowed up.

A 58-year-old bomb... almost ready for pension benefits.

dave  Thursday Apr 25 03:20 PM

Great title

Bombs, even when unexploded, are devastating weapons. Imagine standing there and dropped bomb lands on your foot. You wouldn't walk for at <b>least</b> a day.

Griff  Thursday Apr 25 03:30 PM

Makes yah wonder how many people walked over it, dug around it, grilled on top of it... not a great place to leave your Red Hot Bong sorry...

blase  Thursday Apr 25 08:00 PM

When I was working in the San Francisco Presidio and they were cleaning up Crissy Field they ran across WW2 era munitions constantly. I guess after the war the ships would just come in and dump their now useless ammo.

I was always grateful that I worked in the IS dept. and wasn't the guy running a backhoe down by the beach.

jeni  Thursday Apr 25 09:09 PM

You wouldn't walk for at least a day.
ahem :p

Hubris Boy  Friday Apr 26 12:19 AM

France surrenders.

Well... somebody had to say it.

tw  Friday Apr 26 08:02 PM

UXB was a British TV show, fiction I thought, about people who did this job.

A bike tour of Gettysburg can introduce so many more things never encountered by car. One was a man who still recovers unexploded ordinance from that battlefield. He is rather experienced at it. The shells that used black gunpowder - for example a fuse that caused the ball to explode as sharpnel over the enemy - is safely recovered. But there are still, today, ordance that used nitrogliserine (sp). Those, he left and called for Park Rangers.

What he does is illegal. But the Park Service apparently turns a blind eye to those who know what they are doing.

Ordance even over 100 years old is still dangerous to humans.

Your reply here?

The Cellar Image of the Day is just a section of a larger web community: a bunch of interesting folks talking about everything. Add your two cents to IotD by joining the Cellar.